Gordon Galliford, an administrator for a major car dealership and garage from Newport, Gwent, was a contestant on series 21 of the UK version of the show on April 28th & May 5th, 2007. He walked away with £32,000 after incorrectly answering his £64,000 question.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Put these British towns in order from south to north.
• A: Kendal • B: Kettering
• C: Kilmarnock • D: King's Lynn
From the 8 remaining contestants, 5 got it right, but Gordon (with a time of 4.47 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer B-D-A-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Gordon's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these foods has small pieces usually called 'crumbs'?
• A: Sugar • B: Bread
• C: Apple • D: Salmon
£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
In 1971, what did astronaut Alan Shepard famously hit while on the Moon?
• A: A brick wall • B: A golfball
• C: The bottle • D: A fellow astronaut
£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name for the trail left by a ship moving through water?
• A: Waft • B: Wag
• C: Wall • D: Wake
£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
In Constable's famous painting, where is the hay wain situated?
• A: On a runway • B: In a river
• C: At a petrol station • D: On a double yellow line
£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which word usually describes a student who returns to education some years after leaving school?
• A: Major • B: Matronly
• C: Mature • D: Mellow
£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a type of light pastry cake?
• A: Athenian twirl • B: Roman curl
• C: Parisian swirl • D: Viennese whirl
£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a growth on an oak tree?
• A: Oak peach • B: Oak cherry
• C: Oak apple • D: Oak orange
£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Who is the mother of actress Rachael Stirling?
• A: Anna Massey • B: Diana Rigg
• C: Honor Blackman • D: Maggie Smith
£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
What name is given to a word as 'motel' or 'brunch', which combines the meaning of two others?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Portcullis word • B: Portfolio word
• C: Portmanteau word • D: Portrait word
Gordon doesn't think the answer is A or D, so goes 50:50. He says it isn't A, so goes with C and wins £16,000. Then, the klaxon called time and Gordon would return on £16,000 with 2 lifelines still available.
£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
A greatest hits album by which band was the first to be given a platinum classification by the Recording Industry Association of America?
'Ask The Audience' and 'Phone-A-Friend' lifelines used
• A: Chicago • B: The Eagles
• C: Supertramp • D: The Doors
Ask the Audience Results: A: 4% • B: 75% • C: 19% • D: 2%
Gordon doesn't know, so he hopes the audience do. Gordon says 75% is good, but he still isn't confident enough, so phones Mark. Mark is guessing the answer is B, which the audience agreed with. Gordon decides to go with Mark an the audience, and wins £32,000.
£64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
'At the Castle Gate' is the signature tune to which TV series?
• A: Mastermind • B: The Sky At Night
• C: Question Time • D: Newsnight
Gordon knows it isn't Mastermind, and doesn't think it's B. He goes for D, but unfortunately, this is wrong, the correct answer was B. Gordon leaves with £32,000.


Preceded by
Anita Twiddy
UK Contestant (Series 21)
Gordon Galliford
Succeeded by
Mark James